Trash Pickup & Recycling

The Department of Public Works oversees the trash collections for the town. Please call 401-886-8620 or -886-8621 with any questions. The town would like to thank you for your continued cooperation and support for recycling which helps to reduce our waste disposal costs.


Transfer Station

8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Find information on transfer station services (PDF).

Recycle Bin Items

Check out Resource Recovery's website for what to recycle in your recycle bin at


Curbside appliance pickup will be provided 1 day a month by appointment only. The town accepts Freon items including refrigerators and air conditioners in addition to other household appliances and metals. Residents must call 401-886-8620 or 401-886-8621 to schedule their pickup.

Bulky Pickup

Free pickup curbside for bulky items, such as furniture, carpet, etc. at a limit of 1 item per week. Place next to trash barrel or drop off at the Transfer Station.


Please call our office for e-waste disposal instructions at 401-886-8620.

Mattresses & Box Springs

Acceptable mattresses and box springs must not be severely damaged, wet, soiled or bug-infested.

Free curbside pickup will be provided one day a month by appointment only. Residents must call 401-886-8620 or 886-8621 to schedule their pickup. Mattresses and box springs will also be accepted from residents for free on Saturdays at the Transfer Station.

Businesses and organizations should visit for no-cost recycling solutions.

Hazardous Waste

Resource Recovery hosts the Eco-Depot household hazardous waste events. For the complete list of what is accepted, list of event dates, or to make an appointment, visit